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Four Explorer Scouts Defy Gravity over North Lincolnshire

Date posted: 
Tuesday, 16 May, 2017

Four North Yorkshire Explorer Scouts can claim a first when they got a bird's eye view of North Lincolnshire on Saturday 29 April.

Explorer Scouts Sophie Jenkin and Lauren Oglesby from Derwent Valley Explorers, Philip Beaumont from Eskmouth (Whitby) and Charles Symes-Turnbull from Titanic (Leven) ESUs took part in a Scouts Tandem Skydive with Harrogate and Nidderdale (HANDS) DC Helen Westmancoat at Skydive Hibaldstow. Dan Sissons, ACC (Activities) for North Yorkshire joined the Explorers and their families for the day.

Scouts group skydiving

As it was the Explorers first experience of skydiving, they were all uncertain of what to expect. After being briefed by our instructors, they were ready for their first jump. After a qu